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SMOS '09 Agenda and Presentations

Wednesday, 11 March 2009
  12:00-14:00 Buffet Lunch
  14:00-14:10 Welcome, Logistics, Programme A. Hahne, ESA-ESTEC
  14:10-14:30 SMOS Project Status A. Hahne, ESA-ESTEC
  14:30-14:50 SMOS VRT CoordinationS. Delwart, ESA-ESTEC
  14:50-15:20 SMOS Commissioning Plan M. Martin-Neira, ESA-ESTEC
  15:20-15:35 Calibration & Validation Plan Overview C. Bouzinac, ESTEC
  15:35-16:00 Coffee / Tea Break
  16:00-16:30 SM Validation OverviewY. Kerr, CESBIO, France
  16:30-17:00 OS Validation OverviewJ. Font, ICM, Spain
  17:00-17:15 Campaign OverviewC. Bouzinac, ESTEC
  17:15-17:30 Tools Presentation & Test Data Sets R. Crapolicchio, ESRIN
  17:30-20:00 Poster Session
Tool Demonstrations
Welcome Drink
Thursday 12 March 2009
  09:00-10:30 Vicarious Calibration of Brightness Temperature
  09:00 SMOS calibration sites in the Australian arid zoneJ.Walker
  09:20 Comparison of SMOS data with in-situ measurements at Dome-C and with model simulationsS.Paloscia
  09:40 SMOS validation in the Takeliman desert W.Zhang
  10:00 SMOS activities at ECMWF: global monitoring and data assimilation study P.de Rosnay
  10:20-10:30 Coffee/Tea Break
  10:30-12:00 Other Level 1 Issues
  10:30 RFI status: where and how to deal with it N.Skou
  11:00 Brightness temperature maps reconstructionE.Anterrieu
  11:30 Geolocation biases calibration over Madagascar coastline F.Cabot
  13:00-14:00 Buffet Lunch
  12:00-18:00 Parallel Sessions
 
Soil Moisture Validation
Ocean Salinity Validation
12:00
Integrating SMOS and SMAP soil moisture validation (T. Jackson)

SSS validation with the Aquarius Validation Data System (G. Lagerloef)
12:30
Recent cal/val activities at REMEDHUS (J.Martinez)

Towards the validation of SMOS ocean surface salinity (C.Gommenginger)
14:00
Upper Danube Anchor Station (A.Loew)

CAROLS in 2008 and 2009 (M.Zribi)
14:30
Soil moisture from the FLUXNET global network (R.DeJeu)

Interpretation of CAROLS L-band measurements in the Gulf of Biscay (J.Boutin)
15:00
Test of algorithms for the retrieval of soil moisture and woody biomass in forests (S.Paloscia)

The MedArgo program and SMOS validation in the Mediterranean Sea (J.Font)
15:30
How will dew affect SMOS data? A case study in the agricultural midwest (B.Hornbuckle)

The GLOSCAL project and observations of near sea surface salinity variability (J.Boutin)
16:00
SMOS validation in Poland (W.Marczewski)

Influence of Land and Sea Surface Roughness on SMOS SSS retrieval in coastal seas (D.Burrage)
16:30
Distributed temperature sensing for large scale soil moisture observations during SMOS cal/val (N.VanDeGiesen)

HUT-2D data analysis over a strong salinity gradient (F.Martin-Porqueras and J.Kainulainen)
17:00
Comparison of two surface reflectivity models and validation with radiometer measurements (M.Schwank)

SMOS Validation in the Tropical Atlantic using AMSR-EOS, Ocean Color and In situ Data (N.Reul)
17:30
SMOS Validation Rehearsal Campaign at the VAS site (E.Lopez)

Level 2 processing of HUT2D measurements (M.Talone and J.Font)
18:00
HUT2D measurements of soil moisture in northern areas (M.Hallikainen)

EMIRAD observations of SSS gradients (N.Skou)
  20:00 ESA Sponsored Dinner
Friday 13 March 2009
  09:00-13:00 Summary of Parallel Sessions
General Status of Preparation; Recommendations & Conclusions
  13:00-14:00 Buffet Lunch
  09:20 Special Meeting for the Validation Campaign Participants